Occupy protesters spread message at Cal Day

An expected 40,000 visitors converged on the UC Berkeley campus for Cal Day Saturday, including prospective students and their families as well as a handful of Occupy protesters. While visitors had free access to campus museums, exhibitions from various academic departments and a concert by Dr. Dog on Memorial Glade
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New charges filed against Class Pass referendum

Several ASUC officials recently filed charge sheets with the ASUC Judicial Council requesting that the Class Pass referendum be invalidated from the 2012 ASUC general election. SQUELCH! Senator Noah Ickowitz filed charges Thursday alleging that the referendum — which students voted on in the ASUC elections last week — violated multiple
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Birgeneau talks sustainability at campus summit

Chancellor Robert Birgeneau reflected on campus sustainability efforts at the 9th Annual Sustainability Summit Thursday afternoon. The event — which began at began at 3 p.m. in Sutardja Dai Hall with a presentation of sustainability-themed posters — was organized by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability and aimed to celebrate
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UCLA surpasses UC Berkeley as most selective campus for Californians

UCLA was more selective than UC Berkeley for fall 2012 in-state applicants, data from the University of California Office of the President released Tuesday show. Fall 2012 admissions rates for Californians applying to the Los Angeles campus stood at 17.7 percent this year, while the admission rate of Californian applicants
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Berkeley High students face suspension following attendance scam

As many as 50 Berkeley High School students face suspension, expulsion or community service after administrators say they were found selling changes to classmates’ attendance records. School officials say a recent investigation found several students hacked into attendance data after obtaining an administrative password which they used to clear tardies
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Natalie Gavello, the next academic affairs vice president, stands in shock after the tabulations.

Student Action dominates ASUC elections

Party wins four partisan executive seats, claims majority in the senate

The party makeup of next year’s ASUC Senate and executive offices was revealed to be identical to that of the current year when the 2012 ASUC general election results were announced Thursday evening. The Student Action slate once again swept all partisan executive positions and maintained its senate majority, despite
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UC Berkeley student arrested on suspicion of peeping

After two peeping incidents were reported in the same residence hall at UC Berkeley over the past two weeks, one student who lives there has been arrested. At around 7:15 p.m. Monday, an 18-year-old female resident was showering in a fifth floor coed restroom in Unit 2’s Davidson Hall when
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ASUC Election Results

2012 ASUC general election results

Listed below are the results of the 2012 ASUC general election, as announced at Thursday night’s tabulation in the Valley Life Sciences Building at 6 p.m. During voting, which was held April 10, 11 and 12, students ranked candidates in order of preference. Following the calculation of the highest ranked
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VOICE Judicial Hearing in 20 Barrows on April 18, 2012, Judicial Council, L to R, Ryan Mattison, Scott Lara, Suneeta Israni, Erica Furer (Chair), Hinh Tran, Stephanie Chamberlain interviewed V.O.I.C.E. campaign manager Lynn Yu (far right.)

Judicial Council questions ASUC president, proponents of V.O.I.C.E. Initiative

The ASUC Judicial Council considered arguments and witness testimony surrounding the validity of ASUC President Vishalli Loomba’s executive order invalidating the V.O.I.C.E. Initiative from the 2012 general election ballot at a hearing Wednesday night. Over the course of the six-hour hearing, the council heard arguments and extensively questioned the legitimacy
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